Mother and daughter, Cherry Owens and Polly Segar, took part in the Salisbury 10 Mile Road Race on Mother's Day, both running a PB.
ATHLETICS SALISBURY was the latest town to be conquered by the Island’s distance runners last weekend, despite the cold.
The freezing conditions were a test for the 420 finshers of the ten-mile course, of which some 27 Islanders also finished, with impressive times.
Fastest once again was Simon McMorran, of IW Road Runners, who came 13th overall and won the vet50 prize with a time of 58.04. It was also the third quickest vet50 time nationally so far this year.
Shortly behind him was fellow IW Road Runner Simon Randall, who came 32nd in a PB time of 1.00.07. Polly Segar was next to finish, in 93rd overall and fifth woman, in a PB time of 1.06.17.
Three Ryde Harriers took part in the event, with Emily Wildon first to finish, coming 259th in 1.19.03, Stephen Lee coming 292nd, finishing in 1.21.54 to win second vet70, and Jonathon Norton brought the club home in 1.22.45, for 304th.
West Wight Road Runners were also in action, with Ian Joliffe running a great time of 1.17.13 for 239th. Four women also ran for the club, with three, Sarah Smith, Cherry Owens and Julia Trout, running PB times. Cherry’s time also won her the womens’s vet65 prize.
• Full IW results in the Friday, March 15, County Press.